April 12, 2018

Visit our Member Perks page for more information and download a flier
in English or Spanish to share with your members.


ScholarShare 529, California’s College Savings Plan, is pleased to offer a new Matching Grant Program aimed at helping families like yours make the most out of their college savings. The Matching Grant Program offers a dollar-for-dollar match contribution of up to $200 on new accounts. Families that establish a monthly automatic contribution plan of $25 or more are eligible for another $25.

Eligible parents/guardians must be California residents at enrollment, have a valid social security number or a federal tax ID number and have an adjusted gross annual income of $75,000 or less. For additional information about eligibility, visit www.mgp.scholarshare529.com.

Download the flier here.


Planetarium Show – Expedition Reef is now open at the California Academy of Sciences! Just use sales code PTA. Embark on a journey into the hidden world of coral reefs in this all-digital planetarium show exploring some of our planet’s most biodiverse – and critically threatened – ecosystems. Travel the globe to explore coral reefs teeming with life and learn how scientists are racing to develop sustainable solutions to protect these vitally important ecosystems for the future.

Purchase discount tickets at www.calacademy.org/etickets2. Variable pricing applies during all holidays. Download the flier here.


Enjoy a day at LEGOLAND on us! PTA Family Field Trip – best value! Visit LEGOLAND California and SEA LIFE Aquarium for only $55 per adult or child. That's half off the regular price! Must be reserved and pre-paid by phone. Call (760) 438-5346 and have your school name ready (minimum purchase 6 tickets).

PTA Kids Go Free: Visit www.legoland.com/ptadiscount to purchase one full paid adult admission to LEGOLAND California and SEA LIFE Aquarium and receive one free child admission. Enter discount code 15031. You can also print your own flier at www.legoland.com/ptaflyer and bring it with you to receive one free child with one full paid adult admission to LEGOLAND California and SEA LIFE Aquarium.


Take a journey of discovery through the world's largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. Meet more than 11,000 animals in over 50 exhibits as you explore sunny Southern California and Baja, the frigid waters of the Northern Pacific and the colorful reefs of the Tropical Pacific. Come face-to-face with and even touch the ocean’s ultimate predators in Shark Lagoon, hand-feed colorful lorikeet birds and watch our Magellanic Penguins play.

With affordable prices and an entertaining AND educational experience for the whole family, there is no better time to visit the Aquarium of the Pacific than now. Contact your Southern California PTA leader for coupons while supplies last.

Save money when you book with a group! Aquarium entrance fees are more than half off after 3 p.m. when you book a group of 10 or more. Download the flier here.


Bring the power of the internet to more students and families through www.internetessentials.com. Qualifying households in Comcast service areas receive discounts on monthly service and free internet training, plus discounts offered to those who receive HUD housing assistance, community college students, families and seniors.


PTA members are eligible for a discounted rate on all cars. Wherever you travel, whenever you travel, and no matter when you make your reservations, PTA members always receive the same low rate, depending on the vehicle rented. Visit the Member Perks page at www.capta.org/member-perks to access the discounted online ordering link.

This message is being sent to all PTA leaders and members.